North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition

With the 2022 North Carolina MCF in full preparation mode, we’d thought it be great to look back on the 2021 NCMCF! If you’ll looking for the entry form for the 2022 North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition please click below. https://jennisbeveragemarketing.com/north-carolina-mead-cider-fruit-wine-competition/ Check out this video of the 2021 North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition judging andContinue reading “North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition”

Cider, Wine, and Dine Hendersonville, NC

Hendersonville, North Carolina is set to host the annual Cider, Wine, and Dine celebration during the weekend of April 22nd through the 24th. The three day celebration invites visitors to the vineyards and orchards to sample the many artisan craft beverages produced in Henderson County. The winery and orchards around Hendersonville offer amazingly spectacular mountainContinue reading “Cider, Wine, and Dine Hendersonville, NC”

Wine Competitions 2022

It was a busy 2021, we were fortunate to organize two wine competitions in spite of Covid. The first North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition with judging held in Flat Rock and the first ever American Sangria Challenge held in Tryon. For 2022, we’re planning our two state competitions. May of 2022, will be judging forContinue reading “Wine Competitions 2022”

Strange Encounter (Cider) – Twisted Vine Winery

Strange Encounter! How awesome is that name! Hard Cider with natural pineapple flavor. Twisted Vine Winery, Lenoir, North Carolina. The nose is expressive of apple and pineapple. Sweet and crisp, with very little carbonation. The flavor profile is layered with apple and pineapple. The initial flavor is sweet yet the finish is refreshingly tart. 5.2%Continue reading “Strange Encounter (Cider) – Twisted Vine Winery”

Bourbon Barrel Select Hard Cider

Bourbon Barrel Select. Kick Ass Hard Cider. Aged 6 months in bourbon barrels. Parker-Binns Vineyard and Winery. Tryon Foothills, North Carolina. Light gold, very clear and brilliant in color. Moderate carbonation with tiny tight bubbles. Complex notes of apple, vanilla, caramel, and coconut on the nose. Semi-dry with moderate mouthfeel and balanced tannins and acidity.Continue reading “Bourbon Barrel Select Hard Cider”

JenNis Beverage Marketing

WineryEscapades.Com has rebranded to JenNis Beverage Marketing! We build communities!!! We are a full pour creative team whose strength is building brand-loyal communities. We continually strive to be implementors of meaningful strategic and creative solutions for our craft beverage producing partners. We are sometimes quirky, sometimes serious, big-time dreamers and crunch-time realist. We lean onContinue reading “JenNis Beverage Marketing”

Apple Pie Spiced Wine – Carolina Heritage

A perfect Fall wine!  Spiced Apple Wine!  Fermented of North Carolina grown apples with raisins, almonds, and spices added. Vintage 2017.  Medium yellow in color. Smells like apple pie…. Nose is pronounced of spices, expressive of cinnamon and steeping of nutmeg. Sweet with low-medium acidity and light bodied. Pronounce flavor intensity showing green apple, nutmeg,Continue reading “Apple Pie Spiced Wine – Carolina Heritage”

Apple Cranberry Cider – McRitchie CiderWorks

Tonight’s wine is the special release Apple Cranberry Hard Cider from McRitchie Ciderworks. Artisan hard cider produced from North Carolina mountain grown apples blended with sweet-tart cranberries. Beautiful reddish-pink in color. 7% ABV Apple flavors shine with a cranberry finish. Well balanced with the slight tartness from the cranberry. This is a very good qualityContinue reading “Apple Cranberry Cider – McRitchie CiderWorks”

Press Release: NC MCF Awards

PRESS RELEASEFor Immediate ReleaseMay 27, 2021   Flat Rock, North Carolina— JenNis Beverage Marketing organized the inaugural North Carolina Mead-Cider-Fruit Wine Competition. The competition announces twenty-seven medals, three people’s choice winners, and a Best in Show each in Mead, Cider, and Fruit Wine. A panel of nine highly qualified judges evaluated the entries by blindContinue reading “Press Release: NC MCF Awards”

Carolina Crisp – Chatham Cider Works

Our wine tonight is the Carolina Crisp from Chatham Cider Works in Pittsboro, North Carolina. We originally published this review in 2019 on http://www.ourwinetonight.com Straw in color, perhaps unpolished gold. Label describes as effervescent, though it’s certainly bubbly! Off-dry Nose and taste are spot on with notes of freshly picked green apple. True to it’sContinue reading “Carolina Crisp – Chatham Cider Works”